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Words nearby wildfire
Example sentences from the Web for wildfire
When natural drought conditions already exist, in such places as Colorado, physiological drought can increase the risk of wildfires by making plants more prone to ignition.Fish blood could hold the answer to safer de-icing solutions during snowstorms|By Monika Bleszynski/The Conversation|February 1, 2021|Popular Science
Residents, fire commanders, and political leaders must switch from a mindset of preventing or controlling wildfire to learning to live with it.What the complex math of fire modeling tells us about the future of California’s forests|Amy Nordrum|January 18, 2021|MIT Technology Review
It’s possible that 2020’s temperatures in some areas might have been even higher if not for massive wildfires.
The question, of course, is why SARS-CoV-2, the virus that causes covid-19, continues to spread like wildfire when so many other viruses have been crushed.
Western states repeatedly broke records for their largest wildfires on record.After a record 22 billion-dollar disasters in 2020, US disaster policy needs reform|Deb Niemeier|January 8, 2021|Quartz
Besides, victory fever had spread like wildfire throughout the Allied armies.
Anti-Korean books, magazines, and comic books are selling like wildfire.For Top Pols In Japan Crime Doesn’t Pay, But Hate Crime Does|Jake Adelstein, Angela Erika Kubo|September 26, 2014|DAILY BEAST
It was late October, six weeks after the initial outbreak, and the virus was rumored to be spreading like wildfire.
The dish “took off like wildfire,” says Leong, despite there being virtually no Chinese people in the area.‘The Search for General Tso’: The Origins of America’s Favorite Chinese Dish, General Tso’s Chicken|Marlow Stern|April 19, 2014|DAILY BEAST
That kind of social sorting allows for larger outbreaks by “seeding a much larger wildfire,” he said.A Fully Vaccinated Woman Contracted and Then Spread Measles. WTF?|Elizabeth Lopatto|April 15, 2014|DAILY BEAST
Suppose that Dunsey came home the night he staked Wildfire, recite the conversation between him and Godfrey.English: Composition and Literature|W. F. (William Franklin) Webster
The news had spread like wildfire to the studies, and the other boys came flocking in during the uproar, to join in it heartily.Eric, or Little by Little|Frederic W. Farrar
"Chinese labour," yelled a voice, and across the square swept a wildfire of booting and bawling.The New Machiavelli|Herbert George Wells
The taste enkindled by wine, was soon fed with brandy, and spread among the native bands like a wildfire.The Indian in his Wigwam|Henry R. Schoolcraft
The story that Reynolds Bartram had "stood up for prayers" went through Bruceton and the surrounding country like wildfire.All He Knew|John Habberton
British Dictionary definitions for wildfire
- a raging and uncontrollable fire
- anything that is disseminated quickly (esp in the phrase spread like wildfire)
Idioms and Phrases with wildfire
see spread like wildfire.